Volunteer Spotlight: Tim

In our most recent Annual Report, PAWS NY highlighted volunteer Tim and his work with client Richard and his dog, Bella. Click here to see the full Annual Report for FY 2022 and keep scrolling to learn more about Tim! When Tim first started volunteering with Richard and Bella in July of 2019, Bella was…

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Presenting the PAWS NY Annual Report for FY 2022

Impact Infographic: During the fiscal year 2022, PAWS NY helped a total of 229 New Yorkers, including 72 clients & their 91 pets with our Housecall Program. Trained 859 new volunteers in all five boroughs of NYC. Coordinated 96 veterinary visits, worth a retail value of $29,909, and more!

PAWS NY is pleased to share its Annual Report for the 2022 fiscal year, ending June 30, 2022. Click here to download the full report. We consistently appreciate the support and dedication of the amazing PAWS NY community. Your steadfast commitment to our work has helped us to successfully navigate the turmoil brought on by…

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Emergency Foster Needs This Week!

Sonny, a black terrier mix, sits on a blanket outside, on top of leaves and grass.

PAWS NY is in need of a foster home for Sonny, whose guardian is hospitalized.  We’ve included more information about Sonny below, but please fill out our Foster Application and email [email protected] if you’d like to open up your home to Sonny, an 11-year-old terrier mix. Please note that we are looking for a foster…

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PAWS NY Resumes Housecall Program to Help Clients and Pets in Need

Graphic image of paws representing how many volunteer shifts have been filled: 65 out of 413.

The organization also launches “No PAW Left Behind,” a campaign to fulfill all current client needs. NEW YORK, NY, October 14, 2021 – Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) NY is thrilled to resume its Housecall Program, a core element of the organization through which volunteers provide on-site home visits to clients all over New York City. Visits…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Amanda

A collage: a Woman with dark hair smiles at the camera in a jersey. A golden retriever sits on a stoop.

Volunteer Amanda has been working with PAWS NY since January 2019, mostly walking guide dog Valla for her guardian Dawn. “Growing up with pets, I’ve always been aware of the love, companionship, and support they provide in good times and bad,” Amanda says. “I believe no one should have to lose a pet due to…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Denise

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Denise, who joined the PAWS NY team in July 2020. Denise has been a Vet Transport Rockstar and has helped out Susi, Angel Baby, and Janeau several times over the past year.  “Pets are more than just companions, they are family,” Denise said. “I like the idea of helping clients keep…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Kelly

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Kelly, a new member of the team! She joined during the pandemic, participating in a Virtual Volunteer Orientation last fall, and jumped right in to help with delivering Holiday Gift Bags to our clients. “I believe kindness and compassion can change the world and PAWS NY is part of that mindset,”…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Meghan

Today’s Volunteer Spotlight is Meghan, who was inspired to volunteer with PAWS thanks to the love from her own pets! She joined the PAWS crew in 2019 and has helped out during the pandemic by delivering holiday gift bags to several clients in her neighborhood.  “My pets bring me so much joy and energy everyday,”…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Tim

Our next Volunteer Spotlight is Tim, who has been volunteering with PAWS NY since June 2019. A regular volunteer up in Morningside Heights, Tim helped Richard and Bella every week (pre-COVID) and is also active with the Upper Morningside Mutual Aid group. “Richard is a really neat guy,” Tim says. “He was part of a…

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PAWS NY Volunteer Spotlight: Joanna

PAWS NY will celebrate Volunteer Appreciation Week next month (April 18-24), so as we ramp up to that celebration, we wanted to highlight some of our awesome volunteers with a Volunteer Spotlight. First up is Joanna, a long-time volunteer who will celebrate her 10th anniversary as a volunteer this year!  “Finding something that you’re passionate…

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